Successful growth companies are companies that continue
to grow amidst the powerfully chaotic forces of expansion and change.
They are also extremely hard to manage.
In this lively presentation, Cracking the
Code to Your Company's Growth, Laurie Taylor, President
of FlashPoint!, applies a unique growth model, the 7 Stages of Growth,
to her own experiences as a successful entrepreneur.
If you are looking for a speaker who can relate to
the challenges of growing a successful business, Laurie brings that
experience and her authentic approach to engaging a room to every
group she addresses.
As President of a growing enterprise, starting with
2 employees and growing it to over 100 employees and $12 million,
Laurie struggled with the challenges of growth. Every day brought
a new hurdle, whether it was negotiating a multimillion dollar deal,
dealing with the human issues of staff dynamics or her own leadership
challenges, Laurie navigated a growth curve that at times brought
huge rewards and other times, extreme downturns.
Throughout her 14 years of running a growing enterprise,
Laurie always believed in the humanness of leadership and in the
pivotal balance between exceptional customer service and profitability.
In her presentation, Cracking
the Code to Your Company's Growth,
Laurie introduces the audience
to the 7 Stages of Growth, the rosetta stone that she implemented
when her company went through the dotcom blowup of March 2000. On
the brink of bankruptcy, Laurie stumbled onto the stages of growth
concept which allowed her to suddenly start SEEING and THINKING
about her company differently.
Laurie is a small business growth expert and takes
her dynamic presentations to audiences made up of business owners
who are looking to understand:
they make the most money
engage their employees to help reach company goals
growth is having on their enterprise
Laurie delivers a powerful, interactive
keynote or breakout session that is sure to keep audiences
engaged through the use of personal assessment tools, interactive
exercises and personal experiences designed to emphasize critical
points based on running her own company.
Considering the challenges
in growing a company, business leaders don’t need theories
or concepts about how to run a business. What they need is the unvarnished
truth and specific methods and solutions that deliver results. In
this lively presentation the audience will walk away:
their past, current and future stage of growth and how to adjust
to the challenges of each
hidden influences that are hindering or advancing a company’s
what unique competencies are being required of a leader based
on their current stage of growth
how a leadership style impacts a leader's ability to connect
to their employees
a language of growth that will engage staff in tackling growth
critical transition zones, a Wind Tunnel or a Flood Zone and
how to prepare for each one
A recent research study identified
7 stages of growth that enterprises move through based on the level
of complexity and that complexity is created by people. This growth
model identifies stages of business growth through the number of
people in an organization and provides a business owner insight
on how the leader must adapt and adjust their focus based on their
current stage of growth.
During Laurie's presentation, she will tap into her
own experience of running a $12 million enterprise with over 100
employees and share the lessons she learned during the good times
and bad. Laurie has over 25 years of management experience and is
passionate about helping business owners succeed.
Laurie today. Give your audiences an experience they can turn
into solid business improvement!